A Political and Literary Forum
A sweeping new history of U.S. capitalism finds that economic gains have always been driven by the state.
Justin H. Vassallo
An exchange on Jay Mandle's "The Problem with Thinking Locally" (BR, Summer 1998).
Shiv Visvanathan, Jay Mandle
A better way to share the wealth.
The welfare state is in trouble not because selfishness is rampant (it is not), but because many egalitarian programs no longer evoke deeply held notions of fairness.
Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis
Markets need to be reshaped to protect the environment, and such reshaping will require political struggle.
New Directions for Campaign Finance Reform
David Donnelly, Janice Fine, Ellen S. Miller
Income inequality has skyrocketed. What can policy do about it?
Richard B. Freeman
In 1995, Forbes magazine counted a record 129 American billionaires. Though the super-salaries of
Globalization and the Fight over Labor Standards
Alice H. Amsden
A response to Noam Chomsky.
Reverend Eugene Rivers
A Talk with Harold Bloom
Harold Bloom, Ellen Spirer
Sugar and fat in American eating.
Sidney W. Mintz
Food, class, and culture in modern France.
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Joseph J. Fischel
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